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Clarion

The student-run newspaper of Cleveland High School

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Jan Watt in her office a few hours after making the announcement that she was retiring from Cleveland. Watt made the announcement at the Senior Recognition Assembly to the senior class 2024, after all the other classes had been excused.
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Jan Watt Announces Retirement
By Eleanor Allabastro and June Rousculp May 21, 2024

In an end that many did not want to see, Jan Watt announced her retirement on Tuesday, May 21.    Watt...

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Amalea Krill, junior, has been named to the 2024-2025 State Thespian Board as a State Thespian Officer, the first-ever representative on the board from Cleveland.
News
Thespians Shine at State Festival
By Alexander Zink-Morse, Reporter • May 16, 2024

The Company of Warriors, Cleveland’s drama department, competed April 4-6 at the state theater festival...

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Mr. Gonzales holds the latest OSAA State Championship trophy.
News
Cannibals Win State
By Alexander Zink-Morse and Jacky He May 16, 2024
“Gonzo built the Cleveland Speech and Debate program. His sincere interest in each individual competitor's experience and dedication to the program's success has made the team what it is. Gonzo has also established effective systems that will allow the team to continue to be successful, especially by fostering a culture in which upperclassmen mentor underclassmen.”
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South Carolina womens basketball team, national champions 2024
Sports
March Madness Recap
By Rio Madrone, Staff • April 24, 2024

As March has come to a close, the phenomenon of March Madness has also come to a close. In the men’s...

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Clevelands snowboard team poses at the state competition during the week of March 12-16 at Mt. Hood.
Sports
Girls Snowboarding Team Shreds The Competition
By Julia Vogel, Staff • April 24, 2024

This past March, the Cleveland Girls Snowboarding team made history and walked away from their competition...

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The 2023 and 2024 inductees to the Cleveland sports Hall of Fame: Left to right: Don Nelson, Simon Brown, Erik ODonnell, Odie Hollingshed, Emma Wren, and Terrence Smyth.
Sports
Six Inducted to Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame
By Sarah Pender, Print Editor • April 24, 2024

Cleveland’s Mel Krause Sports Hall of Fame inducted six new members on Feb. 16. The additions included...

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Officers investigate the crime scene of a homicide in September on 26th & Division.
Commentary
Why Crime in SE Portland is Rising While the in Rest of the City it is Falling
By Alexander Zink-Morse, Reporter • March 18, 2024

With the 26th highest population of any city in the U.S., one would expect Portland’s crime rate to...

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Zander Bartlett and Alvin Chan address the junior class during the election assembly on May 2. The pair was running for senior class president for the 2023-2024 year.
Commentary
Strengthening the Roots of Civic Engagement: Cleveland's Role
By Finn Brewer and Lily Lockwood-Keil March 14, 2024

Generally, youth in America vote less than other age ranges. In the 2020 election, 50% of people 18-29...

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Oregon voter registration poster.
Commentary
The Importance of Voting
By Lily Bunga-Stevens and Kaya Otto March 14, 2024

The 2024 election is coming up and there are many hot button issues to talk about. Climate change, abortion,...

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Moneys Too Tight To Mention
Arts
Money's Too Tight To Mention
By Lyrik Hembree, Reporter • May 8, 2024

Inflation is killing teen budgets from gas, to food, and to entertainment. Students are finding it hard...

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Mr Mirsepassi
Arts
What Would YOU Do With $1.3 Billion Dollars? CHS Students and Staff Respond
By Lily Bunga-Stevens and Lloy Bartolotti April 29, 2024

The fourth-largest Powerball jackpot, worth $1.3 billion, was sold to a person living in Northeast Portland....

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Get a Job: Where Cleveland Students are Working
Arts
Get a Job: Where Cleveland Students are Working
By Julia Vogel, Student Life Reporter • March 20, 2024

Delila Denton (junior) Where do you work? Crisp Salads. What type of job do you have? Food. Do you get...

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Hot Takes, Part 2
Grover's Corner
Hot Takes, Part 2
By Vivi Golomb, Evie Miller, Sara Pender, and Molly Bernardo April 25, 2023

Here is the second edition of Hot Takes. All opinions are anonymously from the...

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Claritoon: December
Grover's Corner
Claritoon: December
By Sophia Jordan January 18, 2023

Clari TOON Created and written by Sophia Jordan A sweet monthly comic, meant...

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ClariTOON-- November
Grover's Corner
ClariTOON-- November
December 16, 2022

ClariTOON Special feature to Cassidy Lewis and their (two part) visualization...

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